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Pay For Parking With Cell Phone

New and old cell phones are helping people to avoid parking tickets in Montclair in New Jersey in the United States. The municipality has rolled out an innovative new scheme to allow people to pay for parking with their cell phone, with drivers able to sign up for the project at the website parkmobile.com and even download a special application to help them to do so.

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New and Old Cell Phones Popular Travel Tools

Apps, websites and other tools that can be accessed by mobile phone, including old cell phones as well as the more advanced smartphone variety, have been cited as the most popular tool for traveling by experts. The experts, who were asked to choose their most loved tools for traveling by The Associated Press, almost unanimously pointed to the ubiquitous cell phone.

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Smartphones Outsell Ordinary Old Cell Phones

Smartphones outsold ordinary handsets for the first time ever in the United States in the opening quarter of this year, it has been revealed. More than 50 per cent of the cell phones sold in the first quarter of 2011 were smartphones rather than the traditional handset variety, with Samsung the big player in the US market with a 23 per cent share, according to research firm the NPD Group.

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Old Cell Phone Bill Back Under Consideration

A new version of a bill that could force cell phone companies to place warnings on their products is being considered by the California Senate in the United States. The bill, which has been proposed by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) received its first reading by the Rules Committee of the State Senate this week and will now pass on to the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.